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7 things to know about divorce in Washington

When you decide your marriage is truly over and want to divorce, you face a lot of unknowns about the future. You may not know who will get to keep your home in the divorce or if the divorce will impact your business. You also may not know what Washington’s laws about...

Can a father get primary custody in Washington?

While mothers often received preference in child custody cases of years past, today courts determine custody without considering gender. However, in Washington, the parent who generally spends more time caring for the child may receive more time with the child in the...

3 top contested issues in divorce

These days, divorce is a fact of life, with divorce rates increasing throughout the years. Now, 40 to 50% of marriages end in couples splitting. According to an American Community Survey, Washington ranks No. 10 in the number of divorces for 2018.  Reasons for divorce...

Amending child support in Washington

Once a family has a legal child support order in Washington state, a parent can request a change in the support amount only under certain circumstances. A support modification may be in order in the case of a job change, custody change or the birth of a sibling. ...